A Lawrence, Massachusetts World War II veteran without any surviving family will be buried Thursday, and the community is asked to come together at his funeral.
James E. McCue passed away Thursday at 97 years old at Cedarview Healthcare Center in Methuen.
McCue is predeceased by his wife, Margaret, according to his obituary. He served with the Army during WWII and worked in the housekeeping department of Holy Family Hospital in Methuen before his retirement.
According to the Eagle-Tribune, Lawrence Veterans' Service Director Jaime Melendez and secretary Dawna Mackland-Rivera are looking for people to volunteer to attend his funeral.
State Secretary of Veterans Affairs Francisco Urena told the Tribune that the funeral would be a "teaching moment for younger generations — and even for those among us — to say and remember what we did for those veterans who at one point needed to be remembered."
McCue will be buried at the veteran's lot at Bellevue Cemetery in Lawrence on Thursday Feb. 14 at 1:00 p.m.
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